n. Ethiopian Jewish community.
"Most likely, the Beta Israel arrived in Ethiopia between the first and sixth centuries, coming as merchants or artisans from various countries in the region." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
ביתא ישראל 'house/community of Israel'
- Academics (sociologists, historians)
Who Uses This
Most Jews use the term "Ethiopian Jews" or "Ethiopian Jewish community," but this term is used in academic circles.
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